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(Science: ethnology) a tribe of North American indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.

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Evolution of fireflies

I grew up in Illinois and we used to have tons of fireflies at night. Now, with all of the pesticides being used, there are none. Nor are there many nighthawks or whip-or-wills. It's very disappointing.... Anyway, it is common for ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of fireflies
Replies: 4
Views: 3414

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... not to any creationist literature). NASA has discounted it. One of the latest studies published in March this year can be found here:- http://news.illinois.edu/news/12/0312ribosome_GustavoCaetano-Anolles.html Study of ribosome evolution challenges RNA world hypothesis Here is what the lead researcher ...

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by scottie
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 34902

Re: Portable Medical Devices - State of the Art Technology ?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touchscreen http://courses.engr.illinois.edu/ece317/presentations/Touch_Screen_Pres.pdf Can Touch Screen Technology embedded in Portable Medical Devices could be useful to the Medical Practitioners ? Thanks & Regards, Prashant ...

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by prashantakerkar
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portable Medical Devices - State of the Art Technology ?
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Can someone help me identify this bone?

i found it in the Kaskaskia River in Central Illinois it appears to be rather old. Its about 1 foot long. I can take more pics upon request. Thanks

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by prodigey
Sat May 01, 2010 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone help me identify this bone?
Replies: 0
Views: 617

Re: Identifying a flowering tree/plant

Hello, We live in zone 5 near the Illinois-Wisconsin border. We had a beautiful flowing tree at our old house and we would like to plant one at our new house but we cannot remember the name. The tree was about 40 feet tall and had large pink ...

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by flyfield
Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Identifying a flowering tree/plant
Replies: 6
Views: 3574
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